Daniel Presley

Daniel Presley is an American author and screenwriter living in The Netherlands.

His first film Populaire (2013) was released in over thirty-five countries. It won Best Narrative Feature at the San Francisco International Film Festival and Best First Feature at the COLCOA Festival.

His short fiction has appeared in The Literary ReviewThe Minnesota Review, Hunger MountainWigleaf, Hobart, Drunken Boat, and elsewhere.

Atheneum (Simon & Schuster) has published his first middle-grade novel, A Whale in Paris (May 2018).

His second film, The Translators, is in production. He’s currently finishing another novel and a collection of short stories.